Posts Tagged ‘financial infotainment industrial complex’

Book Review: Words and Money by Andre Schiffrin

Book Review: Words and Money by Andre Schiffrin

By The Banker | Book Reviews

Somewhere on my Top 5 thematic topics on Bankers Anonymous is a hard-core media critique – which I refer to in kinda-joking-kinda-not joking shorthand as the “Financial Infotainment Industrial Complex.” When I read the Wall Street Journal or listen to financial news on the radio I find myself talking back – usually although not always [&hellip

Interview: Lars Kroijer (Part II) - On Having An Edge In The Markets

Interview: Lars Kroijer (Part II) – On Having An Edge In The Markets

By The Banker | Audio Posts, How Not To Invest, Investing, Personal Finance, Wall Street

Please see earlier podcast Interview with Lars Kroijer Part I – on the importance of Global Diversification And my earlier book review of Lars Kroijer’s Investing Demystified. In this discussion with author Lars Kroijer we talk about the main assumption of his book Investing Demystified – which I happen to completely endorse – which is that [&hellip

Rage Against the Machine - Oil & Gas News Coverage Version

Rage Against the Machine – Oil & Gas News Coverage Version

By The Banker | Blog Posts, Investing, Texas

Morning News Rant Do you find yourself eating your morning granola, hunched over the financial news, stopping in the middle of a paragraph, feeling your eyes glaze over as your BS-meter tilts red in 0.6 seconds, and then looking up at the window to start mumbling like a deranged person to yourself about the absurdity [&hellip

Part V - Discounted Cash Flows, using an annuity to learn the math

Part V – Discounted Cash Flows, using an annuity to learn the math

By The Banker | Blog Posts, Investing, Personal Finance, Wall Street

Please see my earlier posts Part I – Why don’t they teach this in school? Part II – Compound Interest and Wealth Part III – Compound Interest and Consumer Debt Part IV – Discounted cash flows – an example using a pension buyout Preamble In the last post I used the example of a pension [&hellip

Part IV - Discounted Cash Flows - Golden parachute or silk umbrella?

Part IV – Discounted Cash Flows – Golden parachute or silk umbrella?

By The Banker | Blog Posts, Personal Finance, Wall Street

Please see earlier posts Part I – Why don’t they teach this math in school? Part II – Compound Interest and Wealth Part III – Compound Interest and Consumer Debt Preamble In the last two posts I wrote about how, using the compound interest formula, you can compute precisely how large your money will grow [&hellip